PRC Issues Advisory Opinion on USPS Proposal to Change Service Standards for First-Class Package Service

Washington, DC – 9/29/21 – The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued its Advisory Opinion on the U.S. Postal Service proposal to revise service standards for First-Class Package Service (FCPS). (Docket No. N2021-2). The proposal would lengthen service standards by 1 to 2 days for approximately 31.2 percent of FCPS volume and shorten service standards by…

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USPS OIG Report: Nationwide Service Performance

Objective Our objective was to assess the U.S. Postal Service’s service performance for all mail classes over an 18-month period and determine the most common failure points in the mail flow process. Mail is divided into different categories called “classes,” each having different features, service levels, and postage rates. The Postal Service has service standards…

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PMG Brennan addresses peak season, other topics in “Business Focus” video

In her latest “Business Focus” video, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan discusses the recent peak delivery season, the importance of understanding customers’ expectations and delivering excellent service, in addition to other topics. Employees processed and delivered almost 16 billion mailpieces during the peak season, including a record 955 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s…

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PMG thanks employees for peak season efforts

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: I want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication and service to our customers this holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, you will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail and 900 million packages. Many of those mailpieces are…

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Home stretch – USPS enters final week of peak season

[maxgallery id=”43207″]USPS delivered millions of packages and other mail Dec. 21, which was expected to be the year’s busiest delivery day. “We have a service to provide,” Charlotte, NC, Letter Carrier Richard Journette told the local NBC station. Journette, a 15-year employee, began his day at 6 a.m. He expected to travel 40-50 miles and…

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USPS: 2014 Peak Season Trailer Solicitation (approximately 2000 needed)

Posted Date: October 1, 2014 Solicitation Number: 204-25-14 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation INTRODUCTION The United States Postal Service is seeking to procure an independent supply of outsourced trailers for the transportation of mail to cover peak season needs for mail transportation during the holiday mailing season. The peak season Trailer Services (TS) locations, quantities, and…

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